Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

Happy July!

For those of you looking to beat the heat and support a local, American business—Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester on 65 James Street is OPEN THIS WEDNESDAY, JULY 4 for regular hours (10:00 AM – 8:00 PM).  Come in for some air conditioning and Great American Literature (and other great books, too!)

We also have picked up EVEN MORE summer reading titles, so if you’ve got summer reading assignments, come in and see us. We’re regularly picking up more books, so if we happen to be sold out of a title, we can order it for you.

Also, if you know you’ll be traveling and you need a summer reading title—or a new beach read or vacation book—we do have a mail order service. Order a book and we can mail it to you. Find out more about our mail order service here!

We had a most wonderful event this past Wednesday with author, journalist, and columnist Meredith Goldstein, who debuted her first YA novel (which includes some cool Worcester locations!) Chemistry Lessons this year! It was a full house and we sold out, but we have more books in today. Come and check out this fun, unconventional YA romance novel with ties to Worcester.

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Now, onto the amazing events we have going on THIS WEEK!

TONIGHT, MONDAY, JULY 2, 7:00 – 9:00 PM, join us for our regular Spinning Yarns event where we listen to audio and work on a variety of crafts.

Although the store will be open, there will be NO BOARD GAME NIGHT this Wednesday, July 4.

And THIS SATURDAY, JULY 7, starting at 11:00 AM, we begin the first of our new regular “How to…” program series, How To: Garden with Integrated Crop Management.

Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester will be teaming up with Kim Miczak of Breezy Gardens in Leicester to present the first of our “How To:” series, How to Garden using Integrated Crop Management.

Pre-registration is suggested. Please call us at (508) 796-5613 or come into the store to register.

For the rest of the month…

Thursday, July 12, 7:00 – 8:00 PM – Doctor Who Discussion Night.

Saturday, July 21, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Rainbow Readers Discusses Outside the Lines by Anna Zabo.

Friday, July 27, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Storytime: Wild Things. Pre-registration strongly suggested; space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Saturday, July 28, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM – Winnie the Pooh Day.

Tuesday, July 31, All Day – Happy Birthday Harry Potter!

Want a sneak peak at August?

Saturday, August 11, 11:00 AM – Choose Your Own Adventure Morning.

Saturday, August 11, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Rainbow Readers Discusses Trans Liberty Brigade by L.M Pierce.

Thursday, August 16, 7:00 PM – Doctor Who Discussion Night.

Saturday, August 18, 11:00 AM – How To: Find Crafts for Kids.

Friday, August 24, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Storytime: Dinosaurs

Saturday, August 25, 1:00 – 3:00 PM – Author Sydra Mallery’s adoption picture book A Most Unusual Day.

As always, keep an eye on our Facebook Events Page and our website for even more great family and children’s programming we’re putting together for you! Or sign up for our newsletter, and get that information right in your inbox!

As a reminder, here are our regular events…

Spinning Yarns Craft and Audiobook Social, every Monday 7:00 PM (except for when the Free People’s Artists Workshop meets the fourth Monday of the month). Bring a craft and enjoy an audiobook or audio drama with other crafty booklovers!

Game Night, every Wednesday (unless there is an author event) at 7:00 PM. Bring your favorite game or try a new one. Stop by the store to socialize and play! Next meeting July 21.

Storytime, last Friday of each month at 11:00 AM. Come in for an hour of read aloud time for children ages 3-8. This July, our theme is Wild Things! Pre-registration strongly suggested; space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Next meeting July 27.

How To…, second Saturday of each month (except July, unless there is an author event) at 11:00 AM. Join us for a quick talk and demo about how to do… something new! July’s topic is How To: Garden with Integrated Crop Management with Kim Miczak of Breezy Gardens in Leicester. Pre-registration strongly suggested; space is limited. Next Meeting July 7.

The Free People’s Artists Workshop, the fourth Monday of each month from 7:00-9:00 PM. Networking and feedback from other artists and creators of all types. Co-sponsored by the Worcester County Poetry Association. Next meeting July 23.

Doctor Who Discussion Nights, the third Thursday of every month from 7:00 – 8:00 PM. Join us for a discussion of our favorite science fiction series. Next meeting (Different Date) is July 12.

The Rainbow Readers of Massachusetts is an LGBTQIA book club that will meet once a month, usually on the third Saturdays, from 6:00-8:00 PM. Next meeting July 21.

May your world be filled with wonderful words!

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